Darren Rawnsley, The Suicide Club

The Once Act Play was written by Darren Rawnsley and based on the true journal of David Polley a WW1 Soldier in the Royal Naval Division (RND), Machine Gun Corps. The Journal was re published by Mr. Allan Mott (Deceased) entitled ‘The Mudhook Gunners’. The play has been performed by Ink Contemporary Theatre working with Bingham Players. It has also been recorded as an Audio CD recorded at Secret Shark Studios Peterborough, by Mr. David Reid. This scene is taken from the play as the RND prepare to go over the top for one last push. David Polley is among … Continue reading Darren Rawnsley, The Suicide Club

HE SAID / SHE SAID by David Butler

a two-hander taking place on a university campus. It gives the serious topic of rape dramatic life by reversing the expected roles. The play was shortlisted last year for the Billy Roche Short Play Award 2018, and will be performed as part of ‘Short + Sweet, Dublin’ later this year,  Cast Danny (20s) – a final year Arts student Emer (20s) – his ex, an Engineering student Set A table in a university canteen. Brief Synopsis Danny, a final year Arts student, hasn’t seen his old flame Emer in months, that is until his friend Debbie accuses Emer’s little brother, … Continue reading HE SAID / SHE SAID by David Butler

HE SAID / SHE SAID by David Butler

a two-hander taking place on a university campus. It gives the serious topic of rape dramatic life by reversing the expected roles. The play was shortlisted last year for the Billy Roche Short Play Award 2018, and will be performed as part of ‘Short + Sweet, Dublin’ later this year,  David Butler’s novel City of Dis (New Island) was shortlisted for the Kerry Group Irish Novel of the Year, 2015. His play Blue Love was published in 2018 in the Kenyon Review. Literary prizes for drama include the Scottish Community Drama, Cork Arts Theatre and British Theatre Challenge awards. His … Continue reading HE SAID / SHE SAID by David Butler